Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)

Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) the premier seat of higher agricultural education and research in the country. Its activities cover all the domains of agricultural sciences having direct bearing on terrestrial and aquatic productivity. The university was established in 1961 on the basis of the recommendations made by the Commission on National Education and the Food and Agriculture Commission in 1959 under the East Pakistan Agricultural University Ordinance, 1961. The Prime Minister of the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh is the Chancellor of the university and the Vice-chancellor is the executive head.